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  1. Any problems with the DCT?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    Debating getting the turbo but I have concerns about reliability and premature clutch wear. What do people think of the DCT that have owned them? I've test driven the Turbo and nothing bothered me.
  2. Are there any widely known problems with the new 2020 Souls?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 3)
    Now that we are a good way into the first model year of the Gen 3 I'm curious if there are any known issues with the new 2020 Soul whether mechanical or electrical?
  3. Any thoughts on the difference in fog lights?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 3)
    I'm looking at the new 2020 and there's significant difference in the placement of the fog lights. It can be snowy in my area and the fog lights on my '17 Soul have been great. Those are low and on the outer edges. For 2020, it looks like the halogen lights are low but more to the center...
  4. Anyone replaced a whole rear door before? Any tips?

    How To / DIY (Gen 1)
    When I bought my 2012 Soul +, it came with a strange large (and ugly) dent on the drivers side passenger door. Since then, there have been 2 times hit-and-run varmints that have targeted that exact same door and created 2 smaller dents and scratches. So after 2 1/2 years of casually looking for...
  5. Any warranty for KIA Soul rotors in Canada?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    Hi, I have Kia Soul 2016, less then 3 years of ownership from purchase, less then 40K km driven. I looked at my KIA warranty conditions, was not able to find something specific to rotors (disk brakes). Are these parts covered by 3 year warranty or they are treated the same way as brake pads...
  6. Lack of gauges bother any one else?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    I love my 2017 Base Soul but the lack of oil pressure and voltage gauges bothers me. I would gladly trade the tachometer for either of them. A tachometer on a car with an automatic transmission seems pretty useless to me. I've found both gauges to be useful in the past. Idiot lights are a topic...
  7. Any known common maintenance/repair items?

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    Hi Guys, We've had our SOul for a few years now, we're over 110k km and the car is starting to run a little funny. I know there's a lot of concern about these engines being faulty so it's constantly got me on edge with this car. I'm wondering, are there any known maintenance items or repair...
  8. Are there any other 2.0L engines that can replace 2.0L 14 Soul?

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    Hello, I have a 2014 Kia Soul 2.0L and I am wondering if the base engine from another car uses the same motor??? How would I find this out? I cannot find any 2.0L Soul engines anywhere for the 14.
  9. Slight stumble any ideas?

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    My 2010 2.0 recently developed a slight stumble, usually during acceleration. I can let off the gas a little and press it again and it goes like nothing happened. No cel or idle issues, verified with obd 2 reader. Coil, plugs and wires were changed about a month ago. I'm going to check the fuel...
  10. KIA GDS/VCI, any experienced users ?

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Anyone really into this ? I got the KIA GDS kit from ebay. Looks like one need to install 50gb of software, for just one one model. Horrible. Getting the software to work is just a drag. Among thing, I'd like to adjust wheels sizes, program another FOB key, and such. Then one need a login ...
  11. Any one have experience with the Fiat 500?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    Although we love our 2017 Soul my wife no longer trusts her 2003 VW Beetle and is interested in a new car. She thinks the Fiat is "cute". Any one own one or have any experience with them? The only thing I know is that the depreciation on them is terrible.
  12. Any one else tow thier Kia Soul with 6 speed Manual Transmission?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    Hello, First Post. We have a 2016 Kia Soul with the Manual Transmission and use it as our "TOAD" Vehicle. There is a Kia Technical Service Bulletin Number 018 (Rev 3, 01/14/2015) that provides the requirements for towing Kia vehicles with all four wheels on the ground. It is a very light...
  13. Diagnostic tool, any affordable options?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    I have a 2011 and of course with a 7 year old car I have minor repairs that pop up. Last year I had a P0455 code which I trouble shooted to the canister purge valve. Now a year later I have the code back and dont know if the valve went bad again or what. I replaced it yesterday as it was $30...
  14. 2018 Soul -- Any Risks when Disconnecting Negative Battery Terminal?

    Aftermarket modifications (Gen 1)
    Greetings fellow forum members! First of all, I'm a relatively new member, and you folks have already been so helpful ... thank you so very much!! :cool-new: That being said, I've got a bit of a dumb question. Our 2018 Soul is by far the newest and "most modern" car we own. As such, are...
  15. How to setup Android Auto in any car

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    I recently started using the Android Auto app in my car. Really like it a lot. It sure has streamlined and enhanced my Car Mode experience. Streaming from my phone to the headunit via Bluetooth. No USB connection needed. I set the app to auto load. Just turn on Bluetooth when leaving the house...
  16. 2010 Any power near the rear view mirror area?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Have the sunroof as well and wondering if there is any 12v power up there? Looking to better mount a radar detector up near the mirror and run power there, etc. Otherwise I have to run it up the pillor, etc.
  17. Lighting for Cargo Area (Any Suggestions?)

    Aftermarket modifications (Gen 1)
    I'm looking at adding lighting to the hatch, I typically pack it in pretty full when camping, etc. Any ideas? Don't worry about wiring, electrical, etc. Looking strictly for ideas on LED lighting that will light up the rear but not interfere... <--- I rhymed! :encouragement:
  18. Any one need help with mods for 1.6t soul?

    Aftermarket modifications (Gen 2)
    So far I have done: Cat back 2.5" exhaust w/ Megan racing muffler CAI run into bumper where stock airbox resonator was. Blow off valve 18x8 rims Replaced all Kia badges Installed a boost gauge Lap3 uncle chip piggyback tune HKS racing plugs ("needed" for tune) 2 catch cans Found...
  19. Any PA Souls on here?

    Hi everyone, I live in the western suburbs of Philadelphia, and frequently travel to the city and northern suburbs. I see a lot of Souls on the road, but was wondering if there's any active on here. Would love to get some meets and dinners together. --Tom
  20. Does any one really use their fog lights?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    We just bought a 2017 Base which does not have fog lights. I'm an Old Soul (59) and have owned cars with and without fog lights. Even when the car had them I never used them. I still think of fog lights as the yellow units on imported sports car. Are fog lights essential, useless, or somewhere...